AGRI 271 Animal Anatomy and Physiology*

This course will familiarize students with the anatomical structures and physiological functions of the cells, tissues, and organ systems of domestic animals. Students will develop their knowledge of animal anatomy and physiology as a basis for understanding care and management of livestock.

Credits

4 Credits

Corequisite

AGRI 271L

AGRI 271Animal Anatomy and Physiology*

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I. General Information

Department

Agriculture

II. Course Specification

Course Type

Program Requirement

Credit Hours Narrative

4 Credits

Semester Contact Hours Lecture

45

Semester Contact Hours Lab

30

Corequisite Narrative

AGRI 271L

Repeatable

N

III. Catalog Course Description

This course will familiarize students with the anatomical structures and physiological functions of the cells, tissues, and organ systems of domestic animals. Students will develop their knowledge of animal anatomy and physiology as a basis for understanding care and management of livestock.

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

Identify and apply the fundamental concepts and methods of a life science. Apply the scientific method to explore natural phenomena, including hypothesis development, observation, experimentation, measurement, data analysis, and data presentation. Use the tools of a scientific discipline to carry out collaborative laboratory investigations. Gather, analyze, and interpret data and present it in an effective written laboratory report. Identify and apply research ethics and unbiased assessment in gathering and reporting scientific data. Understand and describe the basic physiological principles of cells, tissues, organs, and systems. Develop basic dissection and laboratory techniques relevant to the field of anatomy and physiology.

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

VI. Delivery Methodologies